Here is an after the fact implementation of how I power my refrigerator from the sun. This off grid system has been working great since may 2013. It is truly reassuring to know my groceries are safely stored regardless of utility power.I have fulfilled the electrical code requirements (NFPA 70, TTS-171 Part 1) and power utility mandates for my area. If you have to perform the same on your home, all relevant certifications and approvals are needed. Remember for solar power systems, bigger is…
Low cost fossil fuels actually cost quite a bit... $ 72 billion in federal subsidies, not to mention the environmental toll. Investing in solar energy would cost less now and in the long run. When will America stop subsidizing pollution?
This Solar-Powered Tiny House Lets You Live Entirely Off the Grid
The salvaged wood details are the real showstoppers though, along with the fact that the owner is now off the grid as all she needs is completely self-contained in this tiny house! The site has a video of Living Big in a Tiny House episode that includes a tour of the house! Check it out!